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Matthew Bisley

Partner

Shanghai

Bisley Matthew
Matthew Bisley

Partner

Shanghai

Matthew specialises in advising on banking and finance transactions including real estate finance, project finance, export credit finance, asset finance (including aviation and shipping) and general corporate finance. He acts for leading Chinese and international banks, funds, leasing companies and corporates. He advises on both inbound financings into China by international clients as well as outbound financings by Chinese clients. Matthew has worked in Allen & Overy’s Shanghai office since 2006. He speaks English and Mandarin Chinese.

Matthew has been ranked by Chambers Asia Pacific, Legal 500 and IFLR 1000 as one of leading individuals for Banking and Finance in China for many years.

 

News & insights

Authorising your holding company

Publications: 16 APRIL 2021

Authorising your holding company

Certain UK incorporated holding companies of banks and investments firms will, for the first time, be required to obtain PRA authorisation in 2021. 

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Arial landscape view of Tower Bridge, London

Publications: 16 APRIL 2021

Cross-border recognition of insolvency and restructuring proceedings post-Brexit

In this article, Lucy Aconley and Philip Wells consider the post-Brexit position regarding inbound and outbound recognition of insolvency and restructuring proceedings between the UK and the EU and…

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A&O advising on the creation of new Welsh mental health and substance misuse charity, Adferiad Recovery

News: 14 APRIL 2021

A&O advising on the creation of new Welsh mental health and substance misuse charity, Adferiad Recovery

A cross-practice team from Allen & Overy, working on a pro bono basis, is advising on the merger of four Welsh mental health and substance misuse charities and the creation of a new charity, Adferiad…

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image of shopping bags in a female hand with high street in the background

Publications: 13 APRIL 2021

New explanations by the President of UOKiK regarding the imposition of penalties on undertakings

Please refer to our latest publication written by Rafał Petruczuk on the recently published explanations regarding how the President of the UOKiK determines fine amounts for violations of competition…

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Office

Shanghai

Allen & Overy LLP Shanghai Representative Office (UK)
15F, Phase II, Shanghai IFC, 8 Century Avenue, Pudong
Shanghai
200120

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as solicitor, New South Wales, Australia, 1999

Admitted as solicitor, High Court of Australia, 2004

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2005

Academic

BA (Hons), The University of Sydney, 1995

LLB (Hons), The University of Sydney, 1997

LLM, The University of Sydney, 2003

Published work

  • 'Unconscionable demands under letters of credit, performance bonds and bank guarantees' by Matthew Bisley and James Mok, Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice, September 2005.
  • 'Part 47 Civil Aviation Safety Regulations – change to transition arrangements' by Matthew Bisley, Mallesons external publication, November 2005.
  • 'Stimulus package boosts green efforts' by Matthias Voss and Matthew Bisley, South China Morning Port, 5 January 2009.